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icd9 s/p THA

  1. Question icd9 s/p THA
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    Can someone tell me what ICD9 you would use for a THA?

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    What is the THA? If unknown or not specified throughout the note, I would query?
    Total hip arthroplasty

    If it is transient hemispheric attack (transient ischemic attack) I would use 435.9 for intermittent cerebral ischemia

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    Columbia, MO
    Common abbreviation for total hip, so for s/p I would use a V54.x for aftercare following joint replacement with the V code for the joint replacement or the V67.x for follow up with the V code for the joint replacement.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Greeley, Colorado
    I would code V54.81 (aftercare following joint replacement) then V43.64 (organ or tissue replaced by other means; hip)
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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    I concur with Lisa's codes

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